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Baseball: Matadors fall at home in one-run game

The visiting Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunner (8-11, 1-2 WAC) matched up evenly with the Matadors (8-14), and escaped Matador Field with a one run victory on Tuesday, 3-2. CSU Bakersfield scored early, as a Roadrunner crossed the plate in the second inning on junior catcher Logan Trowbridge’s RBI triple that gave them a 1-0 advantage. […]

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The good, bad and ugly of the NFL offseason

The good, bad and ugly of the NFL offseason

Last Tuesday marked the beginning of the NFL fiscal year and opening of the arms race known as free agency, where teams are able to court players who have outlasted their contracts. This free agency period has seen player movement unlike any period before it. Seventy players moved within the first three days and almost […]

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Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Baseball: Matadors score 11 but still lose to West Virginia

Having won the past three rubber matches they’ve played in, the Matadors were looking for similar success against the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers. However, in a game slightly reminiscent of a high-scoring loss just ten days before at the Loyola Marymount Lions, CSUN (8-13) was unable to pull away with the series win, falling to […]

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Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

Big West Tournament: Improbable run ends as men fall to Mustangs in title game

ANAHEIM – The clock struck midnight on CSUN’s Cinderella story Saturday night. Only the prince did not come with with a glass slipper, which for the Matadors, would have been the Big West Tournament trophy and a bid to the NCAA tournament. “I’m really proud of our guys,” head coach Reggie Theus said after the […]

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Big West Tournament: Women win first-ever conference title, headed to Big Dance

Big West Tournament: Women win first-ever conference title, headed to Big Dance

  It was a long last minute. Trailing by 13 down the wire, the Cal Poly Mustangs began to foul in aim of stalling what was inevitable. They were close only moments before, having rallied with five minutes left to dig themselves out of a 20-point deficit with a 10-0 run, and come within a […]

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Big West Tournament: CSUN men defeat Long Beach to advance to Big West final

Big West Tournament: CSUN men defeat Long Beach to advance to Big West final

    ANAHEIM – The Matadors did it again. After blowing a 16-point lead to the Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors Thursday night only to end up squeaking by in overtime, the Matadors lost a 15-point lead to the Long Beach State 49ers the very next night. And again, they escaped. “Every game it’s a concern,” head coach Reggie […]

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Big West Tournament: Matador women head to first-ever conference final

Big West Tournament: Matador women head to first-ever conference final

  ANAHEIM - Utilizing a devastating strategy against Irvine’s proven offense, the Matadors secured their first and most critical win 78-60 this season against the Anteaters March 14, to secure a spot in the Big West Championship game Saturday. CSUN’s plan against Irvine’s offense proved effective in keeping the Anteaters’ number-one shooter Camille Buckley from doing […]

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Baseball: West Virginia shuts down Matadors in ninth inning

Baseball: West Virginia shuts down Matadors in ninth inning

  The Matadors (7-12) were looking to open up their three-game series with a win as they hosted the West Virginia (9-5) Mountaineers at Matador Field. Despite a late push in the ninth inning, CSUN could not come out with the victory, falling 5-4 to the Mountaineers. The bottom of the ninth proved to be […]

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Big West Tournament: CSUN advances to semifinal with late comeback

Big West Tournament: CSUN advances to semifinal with late comeback

  ANAHEIM, CALIF — Weird games have a tendency to end that way. With 17.7 seconds left to go in overtime, down one and the game on the line, CSUN head coach Reggie Theus elected to run an isolation play for a guy who hadn’t made a basket since the opening seven minutes of the […]

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Softball: Matadors sweep doubleheader off consecutive walkoffs

Softball: Matadors sweep doubleheader off consecutive walkoffs

The Matadors (15-9) defeated the Utah State Aggies (5-11) in a doubleheader Wednesday at Matador Diamond with scores of 2-1 and 5-4. Junior pitcher Brianna Elder (11-3) took the circle for game one for CSUN and pitched a complete game. Utah’s Noelle Johnson (4-7) took the loss after pitching six solid innings. Northridge got on […]

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Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 Matadors sweep home-opening doubleheader

Women’s Water Polo: No. 7 Matadors sweep home-opening doubleheader

  Coming home for the first time all season, the Matadors (14-5) proved their No. 7 ranking worthy as they defeated the Azusa Pacific Cougars (8-12) 18-7 and the Claremont Mudd Scripps (5-9) 12-7 in back-to-back matches Wednesday at Matador Pool. The victories brought CSUN’s winning streak to seven, their longest of the season.  Despite […]

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Baseball: CSUN’s offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

Baseball: CSUN’s offense goes quiet as Aztecs crush Matadors

  Cal State Northridge (7-11) couldn’t keep a winning streak going as the San Diego State Aztecs (10-3) proved to be a dominant opponent, blanking the Matadors 12-0. San Diego State went on an offensive tear early in the game, scoring seven runs by the top of the fourth inning. Sophomore right-handed pitcher Calvin Copping […]